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Swimming is the best!

Of all the exercises that I do, swimming is the best. I now only swim laps, but more importantly do my entire workout in the pool! I jog, I do strength training, flexibility exercises, aerobic workouts, etc. By doing it in the water, I put almost no force on my joints which is crucial. I cannot say enough about how important this is. Many people say it is too much work to do this but if you plan ahead, get your gear together all the time, etc. you will find it is no different than any other type of exercise. Give it a try...

  1. I've been doing this workout for 3 months. In the beginning it was hard for me to maintain balance, that sometimes affected stress on my joints. But now i feel good while doing swimming.

    1. Hi @samuel34, thanks so much for sharing your experience! That is a good point about the challenge around balance. It's helpful for others who may also struggle with balance to know that in your case swimming got less painful over time. I'm glad you found something that works for you, and hope swimming continues to feel good. Wishing you all the best, Tamara (site moderator)

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